The Association of National Olympic Committees honored the best Olympians of the Rio games at a glittering banquet in Doha, Qatar.
The Italian capital Rome has officially confirmed it is withdrawing its bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Rome, (Italy) - The Rome council assembly started an extraordinary meeting on Thursday to discuss a motion ratify Mayor Virginia Raggi's decision to withdraw the city's support for the capital's bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
Rome’s mayor has begun formal steps to withdraw her city’s candidacy to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on Wednesday.
After 11 days showcasing 23 different sports, the 2016 Paralympics have ended in Rio with a colourful closing ceremony.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil -) Belarusian prodigy Uladzislau Hancharou ended a nine-year undefeated run by Chinese gymnasts in Olympic and World Trampoline competition Saturday in Rio, capturing the gold medal over 2012 Olympic champion Dong Dong and 2015 World Champion Gao Lei.
Katie Ledecky of the United States destroyed the field in the 800-metres freestyle in Rio, saying afterwards: “I had a lot of fun.”
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.”